Gordon Barker      

Full name Gordon Barker

Born July 6, 1931, Bramley, Leeds, Yorkshire

Died February 10, 2006, Chelmsford, Essex (aged 74 years 219 days)

Major teams Essex, Marylebone Cricket Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Coach

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 451 809 46 22288 181* 29.21 30 116 236 0
List A 56 55 8 1436 87* 30.55 0 8 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 451 439 200 5 2/34 40.00 2.73 87.8 0 0
List A 56 66 64 0 - - - 5.81 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1954 - 1971
List A span 1963 - 1971
Profile

During his long career with Essex, Gordon Barker was said to be one of the finest county batsmen never to play for England. As a coach, his vocation after retirement, there was no such ambiguity. He was simply without peer.

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2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 1/0 (1.3 ov) (f/o)
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Northants 405/7 (104.2 ov)
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Notts 372/6 (105 ov)
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Surrey 263/9 (90.5 ov)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 Sussex 11/0 (3 ov)
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 19/2 (8.5 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 14/2 (7.3 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 31/3 (8.1 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 21/3 (8 ov)
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